DENVER (CBS4) – A climate disturbance shifting throughout Colorado will set off showers and thunderstorms on Sunday, each within the mountains and probably throughout a few of our decrease elevations as nicely. A couple of of the storms will transfer slowly and will produce regionally heavy rainfall.
This radar shot is about an hour previous, however when you’re morning meteorologist in Colorado, you get excited to see storms in your radar, as a result of it is fairly uncommon round dawn. @AshtonCBS4 #COwx #4wx pic.twitter.com/vGmkdMwZxz
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Whereas the risk for flash flooding across the state is on the low facet, it’ll undoubtedly be elevated in and round our current burn scars. We’ll have to look at storms rigorously in the event that they type close to Glenwood Springs. Heavy rain may trigger new issues to develop alongside Interstate 70 in close by Glenwood Canyon.
A thunderstorm on Saturday triggered a Flash Flood Warning contained in the burn scar left from the Cameron Peak Hearth in Larimer County. We didn’t hear about any issues because of the rain regardless of it being average to heavy for a short time.
Wanting forward the climate sample will dry up significantly for Monday and Tuesday with solely an remoted likelihood for afternoon showers and storms, and most of that exercise will probably be over the mountains. Beginning Monday, our climate headlines will probably be about scorching temperatures and thick wildfire smoke for a big a part of the state earlier than a summer time chilly entrance strikes in late Wednesday. That entrance will carry one other spherical of showers and storms to the state together with some cooler temperatures.
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